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Secrecy common with athletic violations

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
As media organizations chased an apparently unfounded rumor regarding why three Union men's hockey players were suspended over the weekend, coach Rick Bennett and others surrounding the program continued to refuse to say why the players were being sat down other than "violation of team rules."
Why not reveal more? It's a team rule.
 
SCHENECTADY

Suspended Union hockey players out of title celebrations

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Cruice, Novak, Wilkins penalized.
 
Three Union hockey players suspended
SCHENECTADY

Three Union hockey players suspended

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
The last thing Union hockey coach Rick Bennett wanted to deal with before the start of the regular season was having players miss games for something other than injuries.
 

Union hockey players Novak, Wilkins, Cruice suspended (updates with final score)

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Suspensions start Sunday
 
Union vs. Springfield: Pride put Dutchmen at 0-4
SCHENECTADY

Union vs. Springfield: Pride put Dutchmen at 0-4

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Another close call. Another gut-wrenching defeat. The Union College football team continued its frustrating season with a 42-35 loss to visiting Springfield Saturday on rainy and slick Frank Bailey Field.
 
SCHENECTADY

Union vs. UPEI: Bennett to watch while Tapp runs team

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Last year, Union hockey assistant coach Joe Dumais got to run the Dutchmen for four games while head coach Rick Bennett was serving a suspension. Today, Dutchmen assistant coach Jason Tapp will get his turn. And this is by Bennett’s choosing.
 
ROCHESTER

College Hockey: Another rough third for Union

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
For the second straight game, the Rochester Insitutute of Technology women’s hockey team needed a third-period goal to down Union. Celeste Brown’s goal 3:27 into the third period snapped a scoreless tie and lifted the Tigers to a 2-0 non-conference victory over the Dutchwomen on Saturday at the Gene Polisseni Center.
 
ALBANY

Area College Football: Danes fall on late field goal

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Ryan Maglio kicked a 34-yard field goal with four seconds left to lift James Madison over 23rd-ranked University at Albany, 31-28, in a Colonial Athletic Association game Saturday night at Bob Ford Field.
 

Football: Union needs to let air out of Pride's run game

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Run, run and run some more.
That’s the usual strategy for Springfield when the Pride tangle with the Union College football team. Dutchmen head coach John Audino expects more of the same today at noon on Frank Bailey Field.
 
SCHENECTADY

Union hockey: Vasaturo knows he has a tough act to follow

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
The last three Union hockey captains have been instrumental in winning at least one kind of championship.
 

Women's hockey: Dutchwomen lose opener, 2-1

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Lindsey Stenason scored midway through the third period, and Rochester Institute of Technology opened the new Gene Polisseni Center with a 2-1 non-conference women’s college hockey win over Union in the season opener for both teams Friday.
 

Women's hockey: Union focused on making playoffs

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
In one respect, the Union Dutchwomen had their best Division I season ever in 2013-14, setting program records for ECAC Hockey wins (four) and overall victories (nine).
However, one thing has eluded the Dutchwomen in their first 11 years of Division I existence — an ECACH playoff berth.
 
ALBANY

UAlbany basketball team books trip to Vegas

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Will Brown must be a gambling man. Not only is the veteran University at Albany head basketball coach taking his team to Las Vegas this year to face the UNLV Rebels on Nov. 29, but he’s also betting that an extremely unbalanced non-conference schedule won’t come back to bite the Great Danes.
 

College Basketball: Koubek to join Saint Rose Hall

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Tim Koubek calls himself the consummate gym rat, but now instead of making the perfect pass, he’s making the perfect sell as a computer software salesman for Context Solutions in Virginia. Now living in Maryland, the 47-year-old former Shenendehowa High School and College of Saint Rose basketball standout will be inducted into the CSR Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Massry Center for the Arts.
 
TROY

RPI Hockey: Kasdorf has worked hard to play again

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute goalie Jason Kasdorf had the worst kind of sophomore slump you can ever imagine. Just a couple of days after playing in the Engineers’ 7-2 loss to Boston College on Oct. 13, Kasdorf dislocated his right shoulder during a goalie drill. The injury was severe enough that season-ending surgery was the best way to get Kasdorf back to 100 percent. After going through rehabilitation and spending some time in the Winnipeg Jets’ summer prospects camp, the junior Kasdorf feels like a new goalie.
 
 

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